Bacterial Skin Infections

Treatment for Your Skin Infections

Skin infections can vary in severity but some can become life threatening. It is important to consult with a medical provider, we have the latest technology to create the best treatment options for you. A skin infection can be put into the following three categories: Bacterial, Fungal, and Viral. The following will inform you on the different skin infections related to each category.

Bacteria lives on the skin of many people without causing harm but Bacterial Skin Infections occurs once the bacteria enters an open wound. Signs of bacterial infections include swelling, redness, pain, or pus.

Skin Infections May Include:

  • Leprosy
  • Carbuncles
  • Staph infection
  • Cellulitis
  • Impetigo
  • Boils
  • Pilonidal Cyst and abscess

Fungal Skin Infections are common and usually begin in the lungs or skin. Fungi lives in the air, soil, water and plants and can be tough to kill. Signs of Fungal Skin Infections depend on the type of fungus but could include itchiness, redness and scaly skin.

Fungal Skin Infections May include:

  • Fungal skin infections
  • Ringworm
  • Athletes foot
  • Candidiasis
  • Sporotrichosis
  • Fungal Nail infections

Viral Skin Infections can be caused by different viruses which also determines the severity. Viral Skin Infections may cause sores, rashes, and blotches on the skin.

Viral Skin Infections May Include:

  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Shingles
  • Chickenpox

If you believe you may be experiencing any of these types of skin infections, Contact us today to schedule an appointment.